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Giant Riders Unite! Show off your Giant!

Old 10-09-13, 05:48 PM
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Giant Riders Unite! Show off your Giant!

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2013 Giant Defy 1. Humble? Yes! but I have no real complaints in 2600ish miles. No upgrades because I can't really find a reason to change anything. If something breaks or wears out I might change something.....

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Australian Giant TCR. Not sure of year, found its way to me (North Carolina) via Guam as a bare frame off ebay. I've put a 5400 miles on it since I put it together a little over 10 months ago.

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Old 10-09-13, 07:11 PM
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This thread disappoints...

i was hoping for pictures of giant people on tiny-looking yet normal sized bikes...
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My Giant Defy 3

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I've got a Propel on the way. It was supposed to be here today, but shipping got delayed 2 weeks.
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getting a 14' propel advanced 3 tomorrow ! picture to follow
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Sweet bikes fly and shrtckt!
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Originally Posted by TexMac View Post
getting a 14' propel advanced 3 tomorrow ! picture to follow
Definately post pics!
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Old 10-10-13, 07:56 AM
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Here's my Defy, it was my first modern road bike that I built from the frame up.

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Looks like you slammed the stem, so why not cut the steerer tube? It will improve the looks.
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Originally Posted by ConGrUenCy View Post
Looks like you slammed the stem, so why not cut the steerer tube? It will improve the looks.
That was during a testing phase, I was a noob, & fell into the belief that "slamming it" is the right thing to do.
I like being able to change things up to accommodate my fitness level.

Looks are last on my list, comfort is key.
Guess you didn't notice my mismatch wheels, & dirty tires.
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Here's my baby... '11 Defy Advanced 1, Ultegra 6700 group, Fulcrum Racing Quattro wheelset, FSA Wing Pro bars, Fizik Antares VS saddle.
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Originally Posted by TexMac View Post
getting a 14' propel advanced 3 tomorrow ! picture to follow
Where are you located? You probably got mine, as it got delayed two weeks (Pro-deal so it gets bumped down the priority list ), there aren't that many coming into Canada at least.
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Originally Posted by ss600 View Post
Where are you located? You probably got mine, as it got delayed two weeks (Pro-deal so it gets bumped down the priority list ), there aren't that many coming into Canada at least.
Say it ain't so!!!
I was just admiring the 2014 Propel too.
Guess I have to take it off my list, of potential next bike purchase.
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Where are you located? You probably got mine, as it got delayed two weeks (Pro-deal so it gets bumped down the priority list ), there aren't that many coming into Canada at least.
I'm in Houston..lol
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READY TO ROLL. 2014 Giant propel advanced 3
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Originally Posted by the fly View Post
Australian Giant TCR. Not sure of year, found its way to me (North Carolina) via Guam as a bare frame off ebay. I've put a 5400 miles on it since I put it together a little over 10 months ago.

Lovely color on that bike.
10months..5400 miles? That's awesome.
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Hmmmmm, I might have to upgrade! That is a great looking bike!
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My 2012 TCR Advanced 0 w/mechanical Ultegra 6700
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READY TO ROLL. 2014 Giant propel advanced 3
That's not mine! Still one left for me! Also, looks great! Let us know how it rides!

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That's not mine! Still one left for me! Also, looks great! Let us know how it rides!
Just rode it around the block with no bike shoes and I was easily cruising at 20mphr. Super responsive compared to my Cannondale supersix.
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Originally Posted by bgrider View Post
Hmmmmm, I might have to upgrade! That is a great looking bike!
Thank you! I love it!
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Just rode it around the block with no bike shoes and I was easily cruising at 20mphr. Super responsive compared to my Cannondale supersix.
Glad to see you got it and the ride is fast and responsive.

BTW, to all, nice looking bikes.
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